News from the Field

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Tightrope Walker Can Cross Niagara Falls

Canada's Niagara Parks Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to allow daredevil Nik Wallenda to tightrope-walk across Niagara Falls later this year. The vote reversed an earlier decision by the... Read More

Photographer: Wyoming's Wind River Country

Two Dead After WY. Rescue Accident

A veteran search and rescue team member from Jackson Hole died on Wednesday in a helicopter crash in western Wyoming. Ray Shriver and two members of Teton County Search and Rescue were responding... Read More

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Devastating Cold Snap Worsens in Europe

The death toll from eastern Europe's cold snap rose above 600 this week as tens of thousands of people remain trapped in their homes. Temperatures in Russia, Romania, and the Czech Republic began... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Piolets d'Or

Piolets d'Or Nominees Announced

A Norwegian alpinist who died last week and an American expedition to the world's second-highest unclimbed mountain are among the six nominees for this year's Piolets d'Or, the award for the year's... Read More

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Lisa Andersen May Surf at Roxy Pro

Lisa Andersen, one of the greatest female surfers in history, will compete for a spot in the Roxy Pro nearly a decade after retiring from competitive surfing. Andersen, 42, plans to enter the... Read More